The impression that Jackson's breastwork line was constructed of bales of cotton is a mistake.
He drew in his rein, and stopped his steed at one end of the breastwork.
I found the reserves had thrown up a breastwork from the Ohio 348 to the Kanawha, thus inclosing the camp on the Point.
Then we pushed into the mass of boughs and drove the French back into their breastwork.
The Germans fiercely bombarded this breastwork, and blew it in.
Entrance is gained to the turrets themselves from inside this breastwork.
To form a sort of breastwork, trees had been felled, and this was his only cover against an attack.
The breastwork was about five feet high, and was absolutely unclimbable.
The breastwork was then completed, a sentry was placed at each side of the house, and the rest lay down.
The builders of that breastwork were before my eyes, and apparently just resting from their labours.